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Rio Panuco 170 Cuauhtemoc, Mexico City, Mexico
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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90 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

Good and cheap in comparision to other Japanese food restaurants. Very good Maki Rolls, Hand Rolls, Wakame Soup, Yakimeshi Teppan, Teppan Yaki Ebi, Niguiri Sushi - Octopus, Salmon, Sea Ell, Fatty Tuna, Saw Fish and Squid. Terrific Sahsimi - large cut of Tuna, Yellow Tail, Salmon, Red Snapper and Saw Fish. Tekka Maki, California Special, Anago, Ikura, Sea Urchin and... More 

Thank Apostillados
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112 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

....but service could be better. They don't have cold sodas, unless you serve them on ice, which undoubtedly makes it flat. Sashimi and sushi are well prepared. The overall ambiance resembles Japanese restaurants in Tokyo.

Thank Mario V
Toluca, Mexico
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2015

Visited this place on business. The food was good considering other japanese food restaurants in Mexico City. Prices were reasonable. I liked the mushroom soup but was not impressed with the rolls. Also tried the sashimi which had been frozen. I would return to try other ítems in the menu if in the Reforma Avenue area again.

Thank Toluca MX M
Tokyo, Japan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2015

My husband is Japanese and I lived in Tokyo for 4 years before moving here, so we often want some Japanese food to eat. We often go to Daikoku on the weekends because it serves good food that tastes authentic. I'm surprised at all the negative reviews here, we have eaten here at least 10-15 times and while the service... More 

1 Thank lennythenoob
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1,017 reviews
409 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2013

I have frequented all 3 major Daikoku locations (Nuevo Leon in the Condesa, Río Lerma and Río Panuco) in the past ... and I just had a meal there when meeting a friend that was getting off of work in an office on Reforma. I am not sure where the recent reviews are coming from .... because I have never... More 

Thank METRUN360
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156 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 601 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013

I must admit there were numerous happy faces chewing on what they pronounced soot-shee, and we wished to have be able to have joined them in the simple pleasures of fun dining, but Daikoku is really a fraud, just take a peek into their "kitchen", - wish I had done that before ordering. the sushi was a fraud, the udon... More 

5 Thank Cineasta
Baja California Sur, Mexico
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

They have a saying in many countries, "you get what you pay for" and this is a classic example of what we got. compared to REAL Japanese restaurants, who charge $20 usd for a 10 piece sushi combination, this garbage truck turned "restaurant" almost cost us our lives. Luckily we were able to vomit the disgusting crap they served and... More 

3 Thank CUBAJA
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2012

This is a place to eat, it is not glamorous , having said that, it has the charm of being so authentically Japanese that it feels out of place in the middle of Mexico City, the three times that I´ve visited the restaurant our table was the only one with non-oriental clients. Now , about the food: the Sashimi is... More 

Thank Javier A
Huatulco, Mexico
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83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2012

Very popular with the Japanese embassy folks. What it is totally missing in ambience, it makes up for in food quality. Sushi is highly recommended.

Thank Dakini68
Mexico City, Mexico
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2011

Great food. Service and ambiance could improve dramatically, but food is one of thee best japanese (always full with japanese guys, so that'll give you an idea)

Thank hans s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Japanese, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rio Panuco 170 Cuauhtemoc, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
  • Phone Number: +52552565520

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?